Volunteers an rangers roughed in a new trail for mountain biking and hiking at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area on Sept. 6. Below, Kirsten Baus, left, and Greg Zell work on the trail. Janice Socha, at bottom left, removed debris while John Purcell, in orange hard hat at bottom right, cleared brush with a “Ditch Witch.”

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